folt

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Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

folt (plural foltok)

  1. stain, spot, blotch
  2. patch
  3. blemish

Declension[edit]

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish folt, from Proto-Celtic *woltos (compare Cornish gols, Old Breton guolt, Welsh gwallt), from Proto-Indo-European *u̯el(ə)- (compare English wold, Lithuanian váltis ‘oat awn’, Serbo-Croatian vlât ‘ear (of wheat)’, Ancient Greek λάσιος (lásios) ‘hairy’).

Noun[edit]

folt m (genitive foilt, nominative plural foilt)

  1. (head of) hair

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
folt fholt bhfolt
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish folt.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

folt m (genitive fuilt, plural fuilt)

  1. hair
    Ta’n folt echey ny hassoo er.
    His hair sticks up.
    Ta’n folt echey tuittym magh.
    His hair is falling out.
    Ta’n folt eck cass-lhoobagh.
    Her hair is thickly curled.
    Ta’n folt eck sheeley sheese y dreeym eck.
    Her hair is hanging down her back.
    Va’n folt echey baarit dy lhome.
    His hair was cut close.
    Va’n folt echey tuittym neose harrish e gheayltyn.
    His hair fell over his shoulders.

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
folt olt volt
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French folet (fool).

Noun[edit]

folt (plural folts)

  1. a fool

Derived terms[edit]


Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *woltos (compare Welsh gwallt).

Noun[edit]

folt m

  1. hair

Synonyms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
folt ḟolt folt
pronounced with /v(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.